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Digital Summit - Minneapolis

Digital Summit - Minneapolis

Digital Summit is where ideas and inspiration are born. Thousands of professions work directly with industry leading brands learning practical, actionable solutions they can immediately apply back at the office. Brilliant speakers bring phenomenal content on Marketing Strategies, UX & Design, Email, Search, Mobile, Video, SEO and so much more. Digital Summit is not only a place for keeping up with the trends, but also for being an active player in their creation.

Be educated on top-level trends, cutting-edge technologies, best practices and hands-on techniques in sessions designed to insure you excel in the quickly evolving digital space.

Up-level your company’s digital strategy

    Over 40 sessions to choose an agenda with maximum relevancy
    Stay current with what tactics are working today and what tactics might work tomorrow
    Increase inbound traffic to your business
    Improve how users interact with your online presence & increase conversion rate
    Improve retention, engage your communities and empower your advocates

Make Valuable Connections for your company

    Network with hundreds of like-minded individuals and potential customers
    Interact with solutions providers focused on the next generation of digital solutions to empower your company’s growth

Convenience & Productivity

    Stay connected to the office with WiFi and built in breaks
    Save the travel! Digital Summit Minneapolis will be held at the Guthrie Theater, conveniently located at 818 South 2nd Street · Minneapolis, MN 55415

Personal Development

    Immerse yourself in 2 days of digital marketing with the best in the business
    Raise your game and know-how with the latest tips, tricks and trends
    Make 1×1 connections that remain valuable for years to come

Return, Return, Return

    Similar events typically cost 4-6x with less content
    One minor adjustment in approach or strategy pays for the conference many times over
    By staying connected and productive, companies have minimal risk in sending you

Bring it back to the office

    Slidecast presentations & audio available post event as part of our group packages – not just for yourself but to share with the team.

Who Should Attend?

    Marketing and content leaders from companies of all sizes.
    Practitioners of SEO, Social, and Brand Storytelling.
    CMOs and CEOs looking to optimize their digital strategies.
    UX and Design experts looking to level up their marketing knowledge.
    Technology evangelists and entrepreneurs pushing the boundaries of content, analytics, mobile, and more.
    Creative professionals working in an agency setting.


Agenda Topics Include:

Day 1:
 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Opening Keynote
 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Death to Boring B2B Marketing: Driving Innovation with Design Thinking
 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Thought Leadership Disrupted
 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Engaging in a Connected World With the Power of Audio
 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Digital Marketing: It’s About Evolution, Not Revolution
 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Why Online Reviews Are The Future of Local & Search Marketing
 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Extracting Emotional Signals & Understanding Happiness
 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Snapchat Strategies for Marketing Your Business
 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Real World SEO Examples Every Digital Marketer Can Learn From
 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm Content Marketing Boom or Bust? Surprising Truths and Myths Behind Best Practices
 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm Why Identity Resolution Matters To Every Marketer
 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm Facebook Power Tips
 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Opening Reception

Day 2:

 8:30 am - 9:00 am Content Strategy and Plain Language: Making Your Experience Work for Customers
 8:30 am - 9:00 am Lean Marketing: The Next Frontier
 8:30 am - 9:00 am Using Augmented Reality to Turn a Customer Experience into Factual Data
 9:15 am - 9:45 am From Frustration to Success with Content Marketing
 9:15 am - 9:45 am Experiential Marketing: How the Best Brands Amplify Their Live Experiences Through Digital
 9:15 am - 9:45 am Achieving Personalized Messaging at Scale
 10:00 am - 10:30 am A Roadmap to Remarkable Marketing
 10:00 am - 10:30 am First Person Marketing: Using Data to Drive Higher Email Results
 10:00 am - 10:30 am Combining Creativity and Data to Develop Personalized Content
 11:00 am - 11:30 am Making Lemonade: Traits Beyoncé Can Teach the Modern Marketer to Run the World
 11:00 am - 11:30 am Developing Innovative Solutions for a Better Customer Experience
 11:00 am - 11:30 am The Data Driven CMO: Team, Tools, and Tactics in the Age of Digital Marketing
 11:45 am - 12:15 pm Evolve to Survive: How Purpose and Authenticity is the Future of Brands
 11:45 am - 12:15 pm Programmatic Advertising Evolved
 11:45 am - 12:15 pm Cognitive Technology: The End of Marketers and Marketing As We Know It?
 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch Keynote
 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm AI and Machine Learning Technologies: What They Mean for Marketers Today and in The Future
 2:40 pm - 3:10 pm What We Talk About When We Talk About Storytelling
 2:40 pm - 3:10 pm Stealing Design Thinking: Five UX Techniques for Marketers
 2:40 pm - 3:10 pm The Strategic Omni-Channel Digital Marketing Playbook
 3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Debunking Mobile Web Design Myths in the Age of the Smartphone
 3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Measuring the Moment: Pro Tips for Monitoring User Behavior
 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Closing Reception


Speakers Include:

Seth Godin - Bestselling Author
Ann Handley - MarketingProfs
Neal Patel - Amazon
Gabe Tartaglia - Pandora
Mina Seetharaman - The Economist
Lee Odden - TopRank Marketing
Cliff Seal - Salesforce Pardot
Shaun Ayala - Best Buy
Anne Gherini - Inc. Magazine
Casey Hall - Thomson Reuters
Thom Craver - CBS News
Lorraine Goldberg - Allrecipes.com
Samantha Hersil - Schwinn Bicycles
Alberto Brea - Ogilvy
Shana Sullivan - Vertical Measures
Michael Salamon - Lousy
Dee Dee-de Kenessey - Wistia
Scott Emmons - Neiman Marcus Group
Alennah Westlund - 3M Corporate Communications
Daniel Lemin - Convince & Convert
Carlos Gil - BMC Software
Ashley Zeckman - TopRank Marketing
Ben Kartzman - Spongecell
Jacob Hagberg - SEMRush
Jeremy Hudgens - Genius Monkey
Angela Hicks - HubSpot
Michael Barber - barber&hewitt
Shawn Pfunder - GoDaddy
Mackenzie Fogelson - Genuinely
Tyler Farnsworth - August United
Michael King - iPullRank
Mindy Weinstein - Market MindShift
Mike Nelson - Lonely Planet
Ryan Phelan - Adestra
Brendan Walsh - Mole Street
Loren McDonald - IBM Watson Marketing
Amanda Rettke - iambaker.net
McLean Donnelly - Shutterstock

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